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Zircon from
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Zircon
Formula:Zr(SiO4)
Description
Comments:See cyrtolite variety.
Quality for species:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Schooner, Richard. (1958), The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorapatite2 photos of Zircon associated with Fluorapatite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Zircon data
Locality Data:Click here to view Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Zircon
1.5km (1.0 miles) A Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) B Andrews Quarry (old Hale Quarry; Grandfather Andrews Quarry), Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) C Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.6km (1.6 miles) D Gas pipeline excavation, South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) E Pelton's Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) F Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) G Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) H State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
6.9km (4.3 miles) I Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
7.8km (4.8 miles) J Riverside Quarry (Western Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) K White Rocks Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), White Rock District (White Rocks District), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
8.8km (5.5 miles) L Vespa stone quarry, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
9.2km (5.7 miles) M Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) N Tollgate Quarry (Tollgate Mine; Bidwell Quarry; China-stone Quarry), Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.0km (8.1 miles) O Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.7km (8.5 miles) P Slocum prospect, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
13.9km (8.6 miles) Q Rock Landing Quarry (Capt. Rohrback Quarry), Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
15.4km (9.6 miles) R John Salak Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
16.6km (10.3 miles) S Chrysoberyl locality, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.0km (12.4 miles) T Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
20.9km (13.0 miles) U Arnold Quarry, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
32.0km (19.9 miles) V Joshua Rock Quarry, Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
37.4km (23.2 miles) W Becker Quarry (Becker's Quarry), West Willington, Willington, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
41.4km (25.7 miles) X Thomaston Dam railroad cut, Thomaston Dam, Thomaston, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
42.6km (26.5 miles) Y Charter Oak Federal Credit Union construcftion site, Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
45.9km (28.5 miles) Z Flatrock Quarry (Flat Rock Quarry; Crystal Mall), Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
46.8km (29.1 miles) 0 State Route 8 and State Route 118 interchange, Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
53.3km (33.1 miles) 1 Curtis Quarry (Southford Quarry; Southford pegmatite; Southbury rose quartz quarry; Bridgeport Woodfinishing Co. Quarry; Hulls Hill), Southford, Southbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
55.0km (34.2 miles) 2 Cordierite locality, Union, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA
57.3km (35.6 miles) 3 Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
63.3km (39.3 miles) 4 Rockside Quarry (Mine Hill Quarry), Mine Hill (Ore Hill), Roxbury, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA
65.8km (40.9 miles) 5 Old Mine Plaza construction site, Long Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
67.8km (42.2 miles) 6 Sturbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA
68.5km (42.6 miles) 7 Blandford mica mines, Blandford, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
69.2km (43.0 miles) 8 Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
69.4km (43.1 miles) 9 Redstone Granite Quarry (Cherenzia Quarry), Westerly, Washington Co., Rhode Island, USA
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